The present animate verbal noun of the quotative verb ¨ n, which has the form ¨ÞÅÂç ngravaru, is translated in English as `someone called X' or `X by name', `known as X'.
×Âõ´¹Ô¶Á£ ¨ÞÅÂç ÂÖà Éâ »Ô¨ õ´ØÄ¨?
venkadaacalam ngravaru viidu idu- taan- nkal-een?
Might this be the house of the man called Venkadaacalam, if you please?
Note that this sentence uses deferential Î¨ een as a substitute for interrogative È aa. Cf. § xxx.